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Arts, Crafts and Gifts (15)
Vancouver Island has an incredible selection of arts, crafts and gift stores, featuring local and international artisans and products
Clothing and Accessories (18)
Clothing and Accessory shopping on Vancouver Island
Food and Beverages (8)
Food stores and specialty shops, ethnic foods, delis, fish mongers, grocery stores.
Liquor, Beer and Wine Stores (5)
Liquor, Beer and Wine Stores
Markets and Shows (5)
Art Markets, Christmas Craft Shows and Craft Fairs on Vancouver Island
Sporting and Outdoor (9)
Canoes, Skis, Bikes, Surf Shops, Camping Gear etc, an outdoor lover's paradise requires plenty of equipment to properly enjoy it.


The Bullion Exchange

A leader in the precious metals industry...We offer physical delivery of gold and silver products in both the United States and Canada as well as world wide.

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Bespoke Design Ltd

Home decor, Furniture and Bedding Store in victoria BC. We supply Farrow and Ball Paint, Fortuny Lighting,Bedding and Window Coverings

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Capital Iron

Second to none for selection and quality, Capital Iron is the place all Victorians go! It is something akin to a traditional store, with hardware, electrical, paints, clothing, housewares, fishing, marine, camping, barbecues, and a well-stocked lawn and garden section.

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Ditch Records

Ditch Records & CDs is an independent record store carrying used & new vinyl, CDs & DVDs. We also sell show tickets & music-related books & magazines.

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Downtown Courtenay

Downtown Courtenay, located in the heart of the Comox Valley on central Vancouver Island, is made up of an eclectic mix of shops, eateries, professional services, indoor and outdoor entertainment and cultural venues and much more. Vibrant and welcoming, Downtown Courtenay is the cultural and community heart of the Comox Valley. With over 240 businesses in one walkable location, Downtown Courtenay has something for everyone. There's plenty of free parking on the streets and in the public parking lots - there are no parking meters downtown. There is something for everyone in this friendly, small city in the hub of the Comox Valley. Discover it today!

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Fresh and Fabulous Flowers

At Fresh N Fabulous Flowers and Gifts, we've been providing top quality products and friendly, expert service since we opened in 2008 and quickly gained a loyal clientele earning a reputation for an outstanding style and excellent value. Place your next order with us today and find out why so many people are making us Qualicum Beach's favorite flower shop.

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Hub City RV

Hub City RV is British Columbia’s Premier RV Dealer. We are located just south of Parksville and 20 minutes north of Nanaimo, on the New Island Highway in Nanoose Bay. We are Vancouver Islands Exclusive Dealer for Wildcat by Forest River and Puma by Palomino. See the all new Canyon Cat Travel Trailers! Come and see what these top brands have to offer in fifth wheels, travel trailers and park models.

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Ken Dor Garden Centre and Florist

Serving Parksville and surrounding area for over two decades. We are a retail garden centre with a farm where we grow our nursery stock. We also have a full serviced floral department. We can provide a wide range of plants for every need, whether it be for your residential and commercial projects—large or small.

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Market Square

Welcome to historic Market Square in Victoria, British Columbia ~ a beautiful city that's one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. With more than 35 independently owned and operated local shops, eateries, and a nightclub to serve you, Market Square is sure to be on your "must see" list when visiting The Garden City. Whether you're looking for the latest fashions, home and garden decor and comforts, or unique specialty boutiques, chances are you'll find it all at Market Square. Located in the heart of Old Town, one side of the Square borders the trendy "LoJo" fashion district, another side joins up with the home decor Design District. We're on every savvy shopper's radar, offering a wonderful shopping experience in heritage brick buildings that surround an open air courtyard; great for lunching in the summer sun among colourful, hanging, flower baskets Victoria is famous for.

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Matraea Mercantile

Vancouver Island’s newest organic mama and baby boutique Owned and operated by two of the Island’s leading Registered Midwives, we specialize in local, organic, natural products designed to promote the healthiest and happiest pregnancy and postpartum possible. Whether you are pregnant or just had a baby, or someone you love has recently given birth or is expecting, we have something special for you. All of our products and services are Midwife-Endorsed and have been given our Midwifery Stamp of Approval.

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Medicine Garden Wellness Centre

Herbal Consultations, Hypnotherapy, Intuitive Readings, Reiki, Ionic Foot Detox, in Ladysmith

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Petal and Kettle

Parksville's Finest Florist and Specialty Tea Shop. Come inside for a cup of tea and meet our super-friendly team! Besides hand-chosen specialty teas (Long Island Strawberry!), we have made a name for ourselves with our decidedly chic floral arrangements. To make your experience complete, we also carry a vast array of gifts and accessories ranging from LOTTA JANSDOTTER stationery to BEEHIVE teapots.

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Qualicum Toy Shop

The Qualicum Toy Shop: Vintage, Retro and Handmade Toys - Qualicum Beach, Vancouver Island. Unique toys, puzzles and games.

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Saltspring Soapworks

Natural handmade soaps, lotions, hair care, foot care and bath bombs. Visit our locations on Salt Spring Island, in Victoria, Duncan and Chemainus .

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The Garden of Eden

The Garden of Eden located in downtown Victoria. Featuring adult toys, massage oils, lubricates, lubes, vibrators, lingerie, stiletto shoes and boots and DVD's

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The Soakhouse Jacuzzis and Spas

Welcome to The Soakhouse. We're central Vancouver Island's only authorized dealer for the legendary hot tubs from Jacuzzi®, the company that started it all. When it comes to innovation, design and comfort, Jacuzzi has been setting the standard for more than 50 years. Put simply, there just isn't a better hot tub on the market. Drop by our spacious, conveniently located Nanaimo showroom and look over the full line of Jacuzzi's world-famous hot tubs. You'll discover a great selection of models designed to complement a broad range of budgets and lifestyles.

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up your media, your vancouver island apple technician

Up Your Media is Vancouver Island's mobile Apple computer specialist. Regularly scheduled service calls to the West Coast, Port Alberni, Duncan, Cumberland, Parksville Qualicum and Nanaimo. Macinstosh computer repairs, training, upgrades and support.